INVITATION: LeadUP Conversation: ‘South Africa at 30: What we’ve learned – and what must happen next’

  • DATE

    08 July 2024 - 17 July 2024

  • TIME

    18:00 - 19:30



The University of Pretoria (UP) Alumni Relations Office invites you to join the next instalment of our LeadUP: Alumni Thought Leadership Conversations, titled ‘South Africa at 30: What we’ve learned – and what must happen next’:

This LeadUP Conversation will discuss South Africa 30 years into its democratic era. We will evaluate both the achievements and failures of the past 30 years while also analysing the key challenges and opportunities for the country in the years ahead.

Mr David Kabwa, PhD student and former UP SRC President; Prof Themba Maseko, Board Member, Nelson Mandela Foundation; Dr Sithembile Mbete, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Political Sciences, UP; Prof Siona O’Connell, African Studies scholar, School of the Arts, UP; and Mr LJ Van Zyl, UP lecturer and former Olympic athlete, will be in conversation with journalist and strategic communications practitioner Ms Sebenzile Nkambule. 

About the LeadUP Alumni Thought Leadership Conversation series

Since 2020, the LeadUP Alumni Thought Leadership Conversation series has gathered some of South Africa and Africa’s top thought leaders – including University of Pretoria alumni, staff and friends of UP – to debate pressing issues facing South Africa, Africa and the world. 

We look forward to you joining us for this latest thought-provoking Conversation!

Register here or copy and paste this link into your browser: to register by 15 July 2024.

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